Beautifully written, sparkling, witty and knowing, an absolute delight to read (India Knight)
About the Author
Between 1921-2, Agnes Jekyll
(1860-1937) , sister-in-law of Gertrude Jekyll, wrote a series of essays for the Times
newspaper with titles such as 'Tray Food' and 'Sunday Supper'. Kitchen Essays
is a volume of these first cookery columns ever to be published in the Times
. A celebrated hostess, Lady Jekyll's first dinner party included Robert Browning, John Ruskin and Edward Burne-Jones. Full of insight, wit and comfort, Kitchen Essays
champions the idea that cooking should always fit the occasion and temperament.